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Chihuahua

General information

The city of Chihuahua is the capital of the state of Chihuahua and is located in northwestern Mexico. It has beautiful colonial architecture such as its Baroque Cathedral and its 18th century Government Palace. Chihuahua has one of the most spectacular landscapes in Mexico: Sierra Tarahumara and it's Copper Canyon. Visitors can also enjoy outdoor activities and cultural walks related to its history, as well as its rich culinary tradition. Is the largest state in the Mexican Republic with an extension of 96,362mi2. The city is located 900mi from Mexico City, 233mi from Ciudad Juárez and 235mi. From El Paso, Texas.

Tourist information

Tourist Information Module of Chihuahua Government Palace
Aldama and Venustiano Carranza.
Tel. +52 (614) 429-3300
E-mail: turismo@chihuahua.com.mx
www.visita-chihuahua.com

Location

How to arrive by plane

Chihuahua International Airport
Address: Blvd. Juan Pablo II 14, 31390 Chihuahua, Chih.
Code: CUU
https://www.oma.aero/es/pasajeros/chihuahua/

Flights from the following international cities arrive at the airport:
DestinationsAirlines
DallasUnited Airlines
Phoenix American Airlines
Houston
Denver



Flights from the following domestic cities arrive at the airport:
DestinationsAirlines
CancunAeromexico
Mexico CityCalafia
JuarezViva Aerobus
MeridaInterjet
Los MochisVolaris
MonterreyTAR
Hermosillo
Culiacan
Queretaro
Tijuana

How to arrive by land

Central Bus Terminal Chihuahua
Address: Juan Pablo Segundo 4107, Airport, 31384 Chihuahua.
https://chihuahuenses.com.mx/

The following bus lines operate in this terminal
Chihuahuenses
Oriente
TF Frontera
Futura
Elite
Rojo Altos
Estrella Blanca

Location

Tourist attractions

Tourist attractions of Chihuahua

Quinta Gameros University Cultural Center

Quinta Gameros University Cultural Center

Built between 1907 and 1910, it was used as the official residence of Venustiano Carranza, and also served as a military barracks, prison and hospital.

Currently, it is an important cultural site of the city, where cultural activities such as exhibitions, workshops and concerts are held.

The Cathedral

The Cathedral

With a construction time of more than 100 years, the Cathedral is undoubtedly the emblematic building of the destination. Its facade is one of the best examples of colonial baroque.
Inside there are 2 major altars as well as its monumental organ.

Casa Chihuahua

Casa Chihuahua

Formerly known as the Federal Palace of Chihuahua, it is an 18th-century building. It served as a defensive fort against the French invasion.
It was currently restored as a museum of travelling exhibitions.

Government Palace

Government Palace

Built between 1882 and 1892, it is designed with neoclassical architecture.
On its ground floor, there are murals painted by Aaron Piña Mora.

Places of interest

Tourist attractions
Historical Museum of the Mexican Revolution
Liberty Street
Revolution Park
Caves Nombre de Dios

Magical Towns of the State of Chihuahua
Batopilas
Creel
Casas Grandes

Hotels

There are no hotels for this destination at the moment.

Gastronomy

The city of Chihuahua has a great variety of dishes, among which meat-based ones stand out, due to the raising of high-quality cattle from the Hereford Brangus, Angus and Charolais class; among others. Generally, the cuts are accompanied with baked potato, different spices and roasted onion.

Other traditional dishes are red chilli with dried meat, Mexican or egg machaca, past chilli with meat or cheese and flour tortillas.

Congress Facilities



PlaceCapacityContactAddressWeb
Expo Chihuahua, Exhibition and Convention CenterSpaces for 15 thousand people in an area of 23 000 ft2Telephone: (614) 214 2600 Ext. 200 Mail: fvaldez@expochihuahua.com.mxTecnologico street 1900, Santo Niño, 31200 Chihuahuahttp://www.expochihuahua.com.mx/
Poliforum Chihuahua Spaces designed for 6,500 peopleTelephone: 614 123 0977Avalos street, 31074 Chihuahuahttp://www.eventosybailes.com.mx

Special events

EventDatePlaceWeb
Tour Oficial al Hell & Heaven By Conecta MarchConecta Chihuahua, Tecnologico streetwww.facebook.com/hellandheavenfest/
Chihuahua International FestivalMaySeveral locations. Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua. Festivalchihuahua.com
Chihuahua Express AprilChihuahua cityhttp://chihuahuaexpress.com/index.asp

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